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Wyden, Brown pitch USMCA ‘labor cooperation’ mechanism

April 5, 2019 at 1:11 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is considering a proposal from Democratic Sens. Ron Wyden (OR) and Sherrod Brown (OH) aimed at boosting confidence that Mexico will adhere to labor commitments in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, according to Senate aides. The “Labor Cooperation and Enforcement Agreement” they are proposing would arm both the U.S. and Mexican governments with more effective tools to detect labor violations in mining and manufacturing sectors and would “target enforcement actions” against shipments from facilities in...

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